Community Education

Want to learn something new?  Join one of these evening Community Education classes at College of the Ouachitas! For more information or to register, call 501-332-0210 or 501-337-5000 or email Most classes are held on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday nights. Click here to register for a class.


Conversational Spanish - Class dates are every Thursday from September 8 - December 8, 2016. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in room A308. There is no fee for this class.


Welding Basics - Dates are TBD. Classes will be held in the CAST building. Taught by Chris Stovall. Class is $150.00 and includes supplies, torch, and setup.


CPR - Class dates are TBD. Taught by Malvern Fire Department Fire Fighter, Chris Gains. Class is $25. This course if for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.


Christmas Art Camp - $25 per student, maximum number of students for each class is 10. In the COTO Library taught by Mrs. Connie Rook.

Group 1: Ages 3, 4, & 5
Monday, Dec. 5, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Students will make their own Snowman Photo Prop, Christmas coasters, and a Painted Snowman from a terracotta pot. This group will need to be accompanied by an adult for extra help.

Group 2: Ages 5, 6, & 7
Monday, Dec. 5, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Students will make a Santa Photo Prop, paint a Reindeer on canvas, and will make a Snowman Ornament to take home. Parents are welcome to stay in the COTO Library or return in 2 hours for pick-up. Parents must return to the library to get their child.

Group 3: Ages 8, 9, & 10
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Students will make a Santa’s Sleigh Ornament, design two Christmas Photo Props, and paint a Christmas Countdown Calendar on canvas. Parents are welcome to stay in the COTO Library or return in 2 hours for pick-up. Parents must return to the library to get their child.


The following classes are one hour weekly for 4 weeks each, with all materials provided:

Oil Painting - $60
Jewelry Making - $150
Papermaking - $40
Creative Writing - $25


Other classes that are a possibility:

Computer Basics
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Excel
Line Dancing
Google Apps
Scuba Diving
H&R Block income tax
Digital Photography
Driver’s Education
Conversational Spanish
Waltz Dance Class
ACT Prep Class
Welding Basics
Yoga Love COED

Online Ed-2-Go Program - we offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet.  Speed Spanish, Keyboarding, Grammar Refresher and more.  Go to: for more information.

Take a four week course for $85! (Prices Vary)
Some of the most popular courses:

Intro to Microsoft Excel 2010
Speed Spanish
Creating Web Pages
GRE Prep
Become a Veterinary Assistant
Writing for Children
Writing Effective Grant Proposals
Grammar Refresher


You may register for any of the Community Ed classes online at under Community Education link or call 501-337-5000 or 501-332-0210 for more information.